After launching our Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of Bunker Labs in November, we’re kicking off 2020 by introducing as many veteran and military spouse-owned businesses and startups as we can to the Dallas Entrepreneurship Ecosystem and showcasing as many Entrepreneurship Ecosystem resources to the military community as possible. You don’t want to miss this!
This event is part of Bunker Brews, a monthly meetup where the Bunker Labs community, including veterans, military spouses, and civilians, comes together to network with subject matter experts, investors, thought leaders, and more in an environment focused on growth and development.
This event is for you if…
1. You’re interested in meeting more like-minded, action-oriented entrepreneurs in a fun, casual setting.
2. You’re interested in getting involved in the local entrepreneur community.
3. You’d like to learn more about companies being created by veterans in our community
About this Event
Shardus continues to gain momentum with their framework for launching linearly scalable decentralized networks with state sharding. Shardus was one of the first team’s in the world to demonstrate linear scaling functionality on a decentralized blockchain network at their Q3 meetup event. Come and join Shardus for their Q4 meetup event at the Capital Factory in Dallas, TX to see advancements in offloading data to the Shardus Archive Server, learn about growth in the Shardus ecosystem and hear from new partners building with Shardus. Linear scaling means that the throughput of the distributed ledger increases with each node added to the network. This event gathers developers, business professionals, investors, and enthusiasts to learn more about blockchain and distributed ledger technology as well as provide an opportunity to network.
Who is attending:
- Business professionals interested in Blockchain.
- Developers and DFW entrepreneurs.
- VCs and angel investors.
- DFW blockchain professionals.
- Students interested in Blockchain.
- 40+ registered to attend
Saturday Jan 18th, 2020
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch and Networking
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Shardus Presentation and Demonstration
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Q&A + Networking
– About the Event –
Are you on the job hunt and want to improve your skills? Perhaps you are casually looking, and want to make sure you’re putting your best foot forward. Even if your resume just needs a second set of eyes, this is the event for you!
Join this panel of highly-qualified women in technology for an evening of Resume Review & Mock Interviews.
– What To Bring –
Please bring several physical copies of your resume to be reviewed by our panel. Some might want to write on your resume, so you’ll want extra copies! Optional: Feel free to bring your laptop if you’d like our resume reviewers to also check out your LinkedIn profile. WiFi will be available for attendees.
– What to Wear –
Dress to impress! You’ll want to put your best foot forward for this event. Wear what you would normally wear to an interview.
– Sponsor –
Thank you to Capital Factory +The DEC for sponsoring event space in 2020 for Women Who Code. Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas. They meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers. Learn more at: https://www.capitalfactory.com/
Founders Live is an unforgettable happy hour competition sweeping the world where up to five handpicked companies take the hot seat, with only 99 seconds to pitch their company and describe their value proposition in front of an eager audience. After the pitches and audience Q&A, the crowd will vote on a winner who will not only receive an award, but recognition from the crowd and also the opportunity to talk more about their product or service. So bring your friends and coworkers, grab some food and drink, get to know your local entrepreneurs and vote for what you think will be the next big thing… built in Dallas.
We continue the great startup tradition this month at Capital Factory + The DEC, free for all attendees, which includes food, drink and a great time.
ALL PRESENTERS EARN $5,000 TOWARDS AWS HOSTING -Founders Live has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide an incredible offer for startups pitching at a Founders Live event. “Amazon Web Services provides startups with low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow any size business. AWS Activate is a program designed to provide startups with resources they need to get started on AWS.” We are excited to announce ALL presenting companies who are chosen to give their 99-second pitch at a Founders Live event receive $5,000 credit towards their web hosting on Amazon.
Interested in pitching? Please reach out to David Ezell – firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’re social! Follow Founders Live Dallas on Facebook & Instagram to share in the action 🙂
Date: Thursday, January 23rd
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Capital Factory + The DEC
Provided: Great food, wine and non-alcoholic beverages
Contact Number if can’t get into the building:
6pm: Drinks, food, and networking
7pm: Pitches start
For the last year, we have been working with professionals in tech companies in Austin, TX to help them optimize their relationship with technology to improve productivity, happiness, and connection to others through Mindful Use of Technology workshops.
Please join us for our launch event as we bring these workshops to Dallas, TX. Take advantage of our launch and attend your first workshop for free!
5.30 pm – 6.00 pm : Networking
6.00 pm – 7.30 pm : Mindful Use of Technology Workshop
To be respectful towards everyone’s experience, we request you arrive no later than 6 pm.
There are limited number of seats so please RSVP only if you plan to attend.
1 in 8 Americans display signs of problematic Internet use. 1 in 2 teens feel addicted to mobile phones. While technology is often intended to improve productivity and connectivity, there is an increase in reported anxiety, stress, depression, and lack of focus due to the constant distractions in our everyday environments. Moreover, the culture of constant availability and instant responses makes it very difficult for people to take time to disconnect.
In this event, you will:
1. Learn about extensive research on side effects of technology overuse
2. Gain awareness of your current usage patterns and areas of your life that are impacted by overuse of technology
3. Learn strategies to build an intentional relationship with technology
Your presence and support are appreciated!
Come learn with us at Digital Marketing Bootcamp Dallas for the following presentation:
How to Effectively Scale Your Business Using Buyer Psychology with Shannon Prager, Recognized B2B Marketing Strategist & the President of Leadit Marketing
Whether you’re a startup, small business owner, or B2B company, the training will offer these following insights:
- What influences your customers + how you can influence them
How to target your offers and content based on what your customers really care about
The 4 Most important foundations to any marketing strategy
About Our Speaker
Shannon Prager is a recognized B2B marketing strategist and the President of Leadit Marketing. She is responsible for the daily operations and management of Leadit Marketing as well as the long term vision for the company. A marketing leader with over 19 years of B2B demand generation and marketing experience, she understands the importance of a fully developed integrated marketing strategy. Shannon’s background includes demand generation, marketing automation, social media, digital marketing, customer marketing, account based marketing and marketing operations.
Q&A Session: 7:00-7:30
Who: Fireside Chat with Eric Engineer, Venture Partner at S3 Ventures
What: the largest venture capital firm focused on Texas
Where: Capital Factory + The DEC (3102 Oak Lawn Ave. Suite 109, Dallas, TX 75219)
When: January 28th from 5:30pm-7:30pm
What Else: Beats, Eats & Treats Provided
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 400 cities and 115 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies.
Our monthly fireside chat provides ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.
About this Event
This December, NTX Inno will announce our Inaugural ‘Startups to Watch’ list, a collection of early-stage North Texas companies that we predict and anticipate big things out of in the coming twelve months and beyond.
On February 30, we will be heading to Capital Factory to host our Startups to Watch meetup, which will feature a showcase of startups from the 2020 ‘Startups to Watch’ list, and discussions with several of the selected startups.We’ll invite every company who made the list in the past, resulting in a room full of some of the states fastest-growing companies. The list full of startups to watch in 2020 will be live in December.
Thank you to our Founding Partners and Sponsors:
Capital Factory is excited to host a lunch & learn brought to you by IOOGO! Enjoy lunch on us and participate in an insightful workshop led by Josh Alballero on how to make sure your startup is ready for the tax deadline.
All incorporated businesses must file their taxes by March 15. We won’t teach you to be a tax preparer, but we can tell you everything you need to know so that your business is ready to file.
Josh Alballero is a Tax Accountant and IRS Enrolled Agent. He has over 17 years of experience in personal and corporate taxation, tax representation, and accounting. Josh specializes in helping young startups navigate the uncertainties of accounting and tax requirements.
Visiting our Dallas location for a meeting or event? The entrance to The Centrum’s visitor parking garage is located off Welborn Street, between North Hall Street and Cedar Springs Road.
Please use the elevator closest to Oak Lawn Avenue and select Floor 1 for the easiest access.
In our day of social media and cell phones, speaking has become a difficult skill to practice. Have no fear Startup Toastmasters is here. We focus on developing profound public speaking skills for entrepreneurs, startups, founders, young professionals and wantrepreneurs. Join us and be prepared to make massive change in your public speaking skills.
Toastmasters International is a worldwide nonprofit educational organization that empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., the organization’s membership exceeds 357,000 in more than 16,600 clubs in 143 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators and leaders.